MISSISSAUGA, ON - Single-game tickets to watch the world's best female hockey players participate at the Women's World Hockey Championship in Mississauga and surrounding communities, go on sale at 10:00am (ET) Friday, March 17th at all TICKETMASTER outlets in Ontario, organizers announced today.
The eight-team, IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship tournament will determine the seeding for the top six of the eight countries that will compete at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Canada has won all five Women's World Championships and will be going for their sixth straight gold medal in 2000.
"The interest for the 13 game ticket packages has gone very well and we expect single game ticket sales to be in huge demand," said Fran Rider, 2000 Women's World Championship Event Chairperson. "The popularity of women's hockey, especially at the World Championship level, is on the rise, and the public will be witnessing the best hockey in the world."
Single game tickets for all games at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga are available beginning on Friday, March 17th through all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling the Ticketmaster charge by phone line at 416-872-5000.
For more information on the Women's World Hockey Championship, including rosters, ticket information and a complete schedule, visit the CHA's official website at www.canadianhockey.ca
NOTE: The sale of 13 game ticket packages has been suspended until Friday morning. Public can purchase both single game and package tickets from Ticketmaster on Friday, March 17th.
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